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Nike Distribution Director – Weekend Day Shift in Laakdal, Belgium


TEAM MANAGEMENT: You are a highly talented leader who builds, leads, coaches and inspires teams with a track record of running progressive logistics operations. Through servant leadership you create and drive culture of ownership and innovation

PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN A MATRIX ENVIRONMENT: Demonstrated ability to work in a large, matrixed organization.

SYSTEMS THINKING: Strong understanding of operational processes and systems. Connecting systems, people and processes is intuitive to you. You connect the dots, know how to push buttons to get things moving and escalate when progress stagnates, not always knowing all the detail but still steering towards an outcome. Comfortable managing ambiguity

A HIGH-PERFORMANCE MENTALITY: Bias for action, work towards results while demonstrating positive demeanor and enthusiasm

A CONSUMER CENTRIC service approach

EXCEPTIONAL COMMUNICATION: A great communicator -able to convey your thoughts, ideas and opinions clearly and concisely face-to-face or virtually to all levels up and down stream.

At Nike ELC (European Logistics Campus) in Laakdal and Ham BE, we serve consumers all over EMEA from our state of the art and sustainable Distribution Centre’s by delivering products at the right time and place. We strive to become better every day by making our processes smarter, simpler, and more efficient. As campus, we put people at the heart of this business and driven by a sustainable core service to all our employees, we partner with business leaders to grow our talent, relationships, Nike culture and organizational design.


We are looking for a Distribution Director – Weekend Day Shift, for our Omnichannel Distribution Center (DC) at our European Logistics Center (ELC) across Ham & Laakdal in Belgium. This is a unique opportunity for you to inspire, lead and coach athletes (employees) in a large-scale Nike Distribution Center and to shape the culture of “Athletes Serving Athletes Personally” and bring it to life. You lead the teams to build one consistent culture of belonging, using data as insight to drive continuous improvement and embed change through innovation.

Nike ELC ships digital orders to 38 countries and over 500 retail stores across EMEA; from Portugal to Siberia and from Norway to South Africa.


As our Director Distribution you are accountable for running and improving the operations of two or three DCs in the weekend day shift.

Together with your team you guarantee a flawless execution of distribution towards multiple marketplaces across EMEA in accordance with constantly evolving and fast changing needs of our consumers. In this highly dynamic role - where no day is the same - you’re accountable for the full operational shift ranging from Technology, Maintenance, Planning and DC operational teams. To operate as one logistics campus, you bring the culture, strategy, and approaches of the week to the weekend


You report to the Senior Distribution Director. You work very closely as ONE team with the Distribution Leadership team and collaborate with Technology, Maintenance & Engineering, Marketplace Distribution Planning, Transportation networks and Marketplace operations. In this role you’ll be leading a DC of 400-1000 athletes. Always win as a team!

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.